The actress play smart, tough Secretary of State Elaine Barrish in the new USA Network miniseries Political Animals. It's another strong role for Weaver, who has starred in films like Alien, Ghostbusters and Gorillas in the Mist.
Before President Clinton appointed her to the Cabinet in 1996, she served as the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations. She also served on the National Security Council. Albright has a new memoir, Madam Secretary. The interview continues throughout the entire show.